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The answer for women who feel worthless is not ‘you are beautiful’ | Calla Wahlquist

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There is a reddit post doing the rounds of the clickbait sites. You may have seen it, headlined with something like: A woman asked other women how they coped with not being beautiful, and a man — yes, a MAN! ...

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Curls for Christmas – archive, 13 December 1951

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For some years now cosmetics have been used to enhance nature rather than to create a blatantly artificial effect. No longer does a purple gash indicate a mouth or a thin streak of harsh colour a tortured eyebrow. In the ...

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Beauty tips: Winter glow isn’t just for reindeer

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Ah screw it, it’s winter, let’s embrace it. Let’s highlight the particular way the cold weather makes our noses red, the way the wind and rain leaves our eyebrows tortured, our cheeks ruddy. At Issey Miyake, models’ freckles were accentuated, ...

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Get your hair braided and feel like a riot grrrl…

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I’ve had hair extensions and had it braided. I can now whip it back and forth, and it feels fantastic. I haven’t had ‘whippable’ hair since I was a teenager, when I religiously got braids because I thought they made ...

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Our makeup routines do little more than plaster over the cracks

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I once went to an acupuncturist about my headaches. As I lay in my bra in the maroon-walled room, he advised on a course of cupping therapy. Afterwards, I met my friend for a drink, and pulled down my top ...

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Why French Women Feel Young at 50 by Mylène Desclaux – digested read

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C’est impossible. Un moment je was a young woman with un gorgeous lover, then I left him and met another gorgeous lover and had a child, puis I left that gorgeous lover and met yet another gorgeous lover and had ...

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Seven ways to get shiny, healthy hair

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Get enough protein As your hair is made of keratin, a protein, not getting enough protein in your diet can lead to dry, brittle strands, says the nutritionist Jo Lewin. She recommends adding chicken, turkey, fish, dairy products and eggs ...

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I tried the foreskin facial treatment – so you don’t have to

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I am on the phone trying to book a special appointment: a foreskin facial. The treatment is not widely available in the US, so the calls yield nothing except a series of confusing conversations. “Do you do a foreskin facial?” ...

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Pot of gold: how the beauty industry fell for cannabis

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Cannabis has enjoyed an image overhaul of which most politicians could only dream. Almost ten years ago, the drug was upgraded to Class B – yet today, bottles of cannabis-derived cannabidiol (CBD oil) can be bought in Holland Barret for ...

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Wait lists, discounts and unboxing: the bizarre world of beauty advent calendars

For a long time, the Advent calendar landscape has been dominated by chocolate. But no longer: luxe Advent calendars have become increasingly common over the last five years, but 2018 is truly the year of the beauty calendar boom. Google ...

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